Standard Based Report Card
What is the purpose of a standards-based report card?
The purpose of the new reporting system is to provide parents, teachers, and students with more
accurate information about students' progress toward meeting standards. Parents will be more aware of
what their children should know and be able to do by the end of each grading period.
How is progress measured?
The new report card for grades K-3 will include a grading scale (1-4).
1- Beginning Learner
If an indicator is not measured during the grading period, the student will NOT receive a mark on the
How are standards-based report cards different from traditional report cards?
On traditional report cards, students receive one grade for each subject. On a standards-based report
card, each of the subject areas is divided into a list of skills and knowledge indicators that students are
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